Archive: 12/12/2008

A Perfect Female Companion: Project Aiko

(PhysOrg.com) -- Aiko is a humanoid robot with a built in Biometric Artificial Intelligence Neural System (Brain) designed by Le Trung in Canada. Aiko is slightly less than 5-feet high with 32.24-inch bust, ...

Dec 12, 2008 4.2 / 5 (78) 16 weblog

What if dark matter particles aren't WIMPs?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For years, many physicists have accepted that dark matter is composed of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs). The fact that WIMPs can naturally explain the amount of dark matter in the universe – ...

Dec 12, 2008 4.3 / 5 (70) 71 feature

Dwarf crocodiles split into three species

You'd think that if scientists were to discover a new species, it would be in some remote, uncharted tropical forest, not a laboratory in New York. But a team from the Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics ...

Dec 12, 2008 5 / 5 (4) 0